Rating: 3.5 stars 3.5
36 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 3

This a recipe my mom always makes. Its delicious! The rice turns out green because of the cilantro and it's full of flavor!

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place the chicken into a large saucepan and fill with enough water to cover, about 3 cups. Bring to a boil and cook for about fifteen minutes, or until chicken is done. Dice chicken, and reserve cooking liquid.

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  • In a food processor or blender, puree cilantro with 1/2 cup water.

  • Heat oil in a saucepan and cook garlic until lightly browned. Pour in 2 cups of the cooking liquid and stir in the cilantro puree, diced chicken, carrots, peas, cumin and rice. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer, then cover; cook on low heat until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

190 calories; protein 11.8g; carbohydrates 27.3g; fat 3.3g; cholesterol 22mg; sodium 43.3mg. Full Nutrition
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